Retail therapy

Looking to fill your day with some shopping? We have you covered! Not only does the Museum of the Dog have a fantastic gift shop, we are also in close proximity to shops for apparel, tech, and artisinal food. Feel free to store your shopping bags at the AKC Museum of the Dog–we have free lockers available for visitors to use!


Grand Central Market

This market features 13 local vendors offering fresh ingredients and prepared foods, including 160 types of seafood, 400 types of cheeses and meats, and various breads baked on the premises.

89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Located 0.2 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Apple Grand Central 

The best place to try all of Apple’s products and accessories. Located on the East Balcony in Grand Central.

Terminal 45 Grand Central, New York, NY 10017
Located 0.2 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Saks Fifth Avenue

Shop designer clothing, shoes, and accessories as well as home goods and more. The location on Fifth Avenue is the main flagship store, founded over 150 years ago in 1867. 

611 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022
Located 0.6 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Manhattan Mall

Manhattan Mall occupies 243,000 square feet and is the home to dozens of well-known retailers.

100 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001
Located 0.8 miles from the Museum of the Dog


The iconic flagship store includes 1,250,000 square feet of retail space, making it one of the largest department stores in the United States. You will find everything you need across nine floors, from cosmetics to apparel to home furnishings.

151 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
Located 0.8 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.



Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.

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Photography Policy

Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.